A million years, I worked in advertising. I loved the work, though the constant competition with one’s peers was too uncomfortable for me to stick with it. But it has given me a lingering fondness for advertising spots that are funny and clever and unexpected… and memorable! Today’s beautiful things are just that. These ads were conceived and directed by Helsinki-based short film creator Nalle Sjöblad.
“I’m a film director who likes to tell funny stories. Sometimes I enjoy telling sad stories, if they have a bit of humor to them. I think laughing at one’s own (passing) misery is the pinnacle of human experience. This is how I see life.
“As a kid I wanted to be a scientist, even though all my science projects often reminded more of paint drenched wood sculptures than anything scientific. I also built a series of useless traps for catching snakes.”– About Nalle Sjöblad
Now that I think about it, that quote may have lost something in the translation… Anyway, great videos!